if you go to a college or university you will hear over and over again, reality is defined by race, gender, sex, and ethnicity and class. so, that is a part of a lot of americans thinking. democrats, i think, operate with that in mind and build up a majority. what republicans have to do is talk to the whole country. talk to people about their common needs, once, war is, and aspirations and what a good messenger i think the republican party can be back. we have been worse off. we were worse off act of the goldwater defeat by johnson and certainly worse off after watergate. remember, haley barbour said in a committee meeting whether we should drop the name republican party. the republican party of abraham lincoln to drop its name, god forbid. so, this is a serious time for republicans and a time for reflection the we have been in worse places. host: let's go on to gun control. nra executives on the talk shows. here are the headlines.